"Die Mentalität der Österreicher ist wie ein Punschkrapfen: Außen rot, innen braun und immer ein bisschen betrunken."
Thomas Bernhard (via minusgold)

Definitely not content with the outcome of today’s elections.

salhazen:

NA! NA! NA! EINFACH NED!

- Austrians right now.

fuenfuhrtee:

Ok guys, I am 137634896% done with this country.

NOPE.

NO NO NO NO.

Good morning! Today is election day! - I want all my Austrian followers to cast their vote, this is our chance to change something and also our only way to live democracy. 

fotojournalismus:

awkwardsituationist:

"the united nations refugee agency is running a provocative international advertising campaign that employs shock tactics to raise awareness about its work and drum up public support for refugees. the pro bono campaign was created by the toronto office of the BBDO advertising agency.” - UNHCR

pradaprint:

Icaro Doria, a Brazilian man, working for a magazine in Portugal started this campaign using real data from the UN and flag images, he’s created whats known as Meet the World. The colors within the flags from its respective country are used to represent current, geographical relevant issues. Take a look.

flotzen:

freedom, truth, security

flotzen:

freedom, truth, security

Does anyone know good books about the Northern Ireland conflict / Irish history? :)

soptunnaa:

This is why Amsterdam is freaking amazing. 

“Amsterdam, the Dutch city of free love and open minds, pulled out all the stops to greet Russian President Vladimir Putin this week. Rainbow flags were flying at half-mast, the canals were crowded with floats, and thousands of protesters came out waving vicious but creative signs. ”

accusedalways:

Do you understand what happened here? Do you remember the question at the beginning of the week? Would a dictatorship be possible again in Germany? That’s what happened here. Fascism. We thought we were special. Better than the rest. And what’s worse, we excluded others who didn’t agree with us. We hurt them.. I don’t want to think what we might have been capable of.

accusedalways:

Do you understand what happened here? Do you remember the question at the beginning of the week? Would a dictatorship be possible again in Germany? That’s what happened here. Fascism. We thought we were special. Better than the rest. And what’s worse, we excluded others who didn’t agree with us. We hurt them.. I don’t want to think what we might have been capable of.

Quick history: The First Republic

get-to-know-cz:

At the end of the First World War (1914-1918), Austria-Hungary collapsed. On its ruins was among other states created on 28th Ocober 1918 the Czechoslovak Republic as a democratic state under President Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk.

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First Republic of Czechoslovakia (often called první republika in Czech) wasn’t formed only by the Czech lands but also by Slovakia and Ruthenia. On the map: Bohemia = Čechy, Moravia and Silesia = Morava a Slezsko, Slovakia = Slovensko, Carpatian Ruthenia = Podkarpatská Rus.

At the beginning of its existence Czechoslovakia had to deal with serious problems.

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